Expedition Dive South Africa



Capping the southern tip of the sprawling continent of Africa is a diverse, multicultural nation with a 2735-kilometer/1700-mile coastline on two oceans. South Africa’s waters beckon scuba divers to enter its wild and wooly realm.

The dive experience here is as varied as the people, running the gamut from big sharks to throngs of tiny sardines. You’ll find tropical reefs in the northeast and temperate rocky reefs in the west. Some of the best diving here involves colder water, strong currents and launching from the surf – bring your appetite for adventure and reap the rewards of marine life encounters you’ll remember for a lifetime.


Mission Statement

Situated at the southern tip of Africa, South Africa is edged on three sides by coastline, with the Indian Ocean to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife, and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism. South Africa has sites spread along its coast that are better known for sharks and other large marine life, but also have a wide range of endemic smaller fish and invertebrates.

South Africa is blessed with a rich marine environment. The marine life includes large mammals such as whales and dolphins, as well as smaller macro-life like colorful nudibranchs, sea-horses and Christmas-tree worms. There might also rare sightings of dugong, schools of hammerheads or dragon moray eel. Featured creatures include sharks, sardines in season, Indo-Pacific tropical reef fish and temperate critters.

The Sardine Run has become one of the world’s most enticing diving  events on the planet for brazen adventurers. This extended expedition combines the sardine run with a safari tour in Kruger Park & scuba diving on the reefs of Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks. Divers must expect a high-energy, exciting and adrenaline-filled expedition.
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